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Monday Morning Motivation: Weightloss transformations

Barefeet stading on digital bathroom scales.

It’s a short post from me today. Just look at this gallery showing 50 amazing weight loss transformations. All fifty of them credit running for their transformation. These Incredible Weight Loss Transformations Will Inspire You to Get Healthy


Monday Morning Motivation: Tom Scheer

Man Standing next to a sign about the 40th anniversary of Ironman.

Tom Scheer is an American who once tipped the scales at 350lbs (over 25 stone/nearly 160kg). On January 1st 2006, he set himself the goal of completing all of the Ironman triathlons in North America and racing in Kona. Scheer completed his first Ironman in Wisconsin in 2007. He qualified Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation – John Allaire

John Allaire's weightloss journey in 3 images

This week’s Monday Morning Motivation will hopefully inspire any of you want to lose weight in 2019. John Allaire managed to lose over 300lbs John Allaire shared his story on his (now closed) GoFundMe page. What’s your top tip for anyone who’s hoping to change their life in 2019?  


Monday Morning Motivation: The meaning of physical activity

Someone on a board in the sea at sunset

This week’s Monday Morning Motivation is something a little bit different. It’s an interview with Joelle White where she talks about how physical activity gives her life meaning. Thanks to JT (The Lost Gentleman) for sharing this video with me. What gives your life meaning?


Monday Morning Motivation: Enough is enough

The simple fact that you care, that you want to do your best, that you strive to enjoy life and love, this makes you so much more than 'enough'.

I’m not convinced that the imagery in this video matches up to the ‘Enough is enough’ speech, but it’s worth listening to 🙂 Enough is enough Avoid people and situations that upset you. See there are some people that know just how to push your buttons. They know just what Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation: Unleash your inner beginner

This Girl Can photo showing a bird's eye view of women in a sports hall

At this time of year, I start thinking about my impending birthday. It was 5 years ago that I started my journey to becoming a swimmer (and a triathlete). This year, my journey continues, with various goals, including becoming a Personal Trainer. What are you doing to unleash your inner Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation: One is more than none

This Girl Can photo showing a bird's eye view of women in a sports hall

It’s January, so you may have set some New Year’s resolutions to be fitter and healthier in 2018. Don’t push yourself to do too much too soon. Remember that it’s best to aim for a sustainable level of activity and don’t forget:


Monday Morning Motivation – Skid Row Marathon

Skid Row Marathon logo

I recently saw this trailer and was really inspired by it. I hope that I’ll get a chance to see to see this film soon. When a criminal court judge starts a running club on LA’s notorious skid row and begins training a motley group of addicts and criminals to Read more…


Monday Morning Motication – Rick and Dick Hoyt

Rick and Dick Hoyt.

In 1962, Judy Hoyt gave birth to a son, Rick. He had spastic quadriplegia and cerebral palsy. Judy and her husband Dick were advised to put Rick in an institution. However, they decided to fight for his inclusion into a normal life. At 10 years old, they managed to get Read more…


Monday Morning Motivation: Flatline to Finishline

Heart. Flatline to finish line cover image.

This trailer for Flatline to Finishline has inspired me this week. One in three people will suffer from heart disease in their lifetime. But only one in a million will thrive from it. HEART: Flatline to Finish Line® is the raw and emotional journey of six individuals from hospital beds Read more…